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Small Business Spotlights

Shopping Small Makes a Big Impact

November 26 is Small Business Saturday. In 2021, U.S. consumer spending on Small Business Saturday was north of $23 billion.  Let’s break that down locally.   According to American Express, 70 . . .

Gina Cavliere

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Why the BIZ is Central to Downtown Detroit

The Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) is a public organization that creates a clean, safe and vibrant Downtown through services provided to property owners, businesses, residents and employees. The BIZ is . . .

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DDP CEO Note – October 5th

There’s been lots of great news since my last update. First, I want to extend a congratulations to the Huntington Bank team on the opening of its new commercial bank . . .

Eric B. Larson

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DDP CEO Note – September 21st

Although the pandemic stopped us in our tracks and put billions of dollars in projects on hold, we saw Downtown go through phases of transition and continue to see a . . .

Eric B. Larson

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DDP CEO Note – September 7th

The Michigan Strategic Fund announced that the Downtown Detroit Partnership and partner stakeholders will receive $13.74 million from the Michigan Strategic Fund. Working in collaboration with Bedrock, Greektown Neighborhood Partnership and Paradise Valley Conservancy, along with Karp and Associates, . . .

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DDP CEO Note – August 24th

Tonight’s the night! The Downtown Detroit Partnership’s 100th Anniversary Celebration begins at 5:00 pm. We will gather in Campus Martius Park for a veritable who’s who from across the city and our . . .

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